ASP Expected End of Statement Error

I'm getting the following error on my first line of code below the error message...What am I doing wrong?

Microsoft VBScript compilation error '800a0401'
Expected end of statement

xmlhttp=new XMLHttpRequest();
xmlhttp=new ActiveXObject("Microsoft.XMLHTTP")'
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Wayne BarronAuthor, Web DeveloperCommented:
Need to see more code.

Try removing the ;

xmlhttp=new XMLHttpRequest()
xmlhttp=new ActiveXObject("Microsoft.XMLHTTP")
Shouldn't this be javascript, not ASP?

Creating an XMLHttpRequest object is done with one single line of JavaScript:
In all modern browsers:
var xmlhttp=new XMLHttpRequest()
In older Microsoft browsers (IE 5 and 6):
var xmlhttp=new ActiveXObject("Microsoft.XMLHTTP")

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saturationAuthor Commented:
Yes, thank you...I'll have more questions about this in the Javascript area.
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